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Product Development Engineer, High Voltage Electric Vehicles

Littelfuse, Inc.
Mt Prospect, IL 60056
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High Voltage Product Development Engineer

The Product Development Engineer, High Voltage will be responsible for executing the Fuse Development Roadmap in the electric vehicle (EV) industry. Functions of this role include development of new fuse products for the EV industry, research of relevant new materials and process technologies, leadership of cross-functional product development teams including design, development, production and testing. Basic objectives include development of state-of-the-art designs, technologies, and materials related to mitigation or quenching of electrical arcing phenomenon within circuit protection components in order to minimize destructive impact on component packages and let-through energy. Applicants should be self-motivated, innovative individuals who work well both independently as well as in a team role.

About the Job:

  • Development of high voltage (500-1500VDC/VAC) overcurrent protection products. Lead a cross-functional development team while managing the technical aspects of the development process. Develop initial concept as well as prototype plan and execute project from planning/feasibility stage through production release.
  • Research of new materials and process technologies that may be beneficial in developing/manufacturing "ground-breaking" or "new-to-market" products. This research should include basic experimentation/prototyping to prove or disprove the benefits for said technologies.
  • Provide technical support for process development, product engineering, sales/marketing and quality teams as it relates to product performance, capability and reliability.
  • Implementation of continuous improvement initiatives, such as documentation and organization of experimental data, improvements to prototype design cycle time, etc.
  • Maintain local product development laboratory and equipment
  • Provide supervision of local technician resources.

About You:

  • BS or MS degree in Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Material Science, Physics or similar discipline.
  • 5+ years experience in the development of electronic or electromechanical components.

    Proficient using state-of-the-art engineering tools including 3D CAD Software, 2D drawings, and Microsoft Office suite required.

  • Specific experience in circuit protection devices or thermal devices, especially at arc-inducing voltage levels (100VDC/VAC or higher) preferred but not required.
  • Familiarity with processes including FMEA, DFM, DoE, GD&T, 6 Sigma / Statistical Analysis, & APQP a plus.

    Experience with product development (Electronic components or Electromechanical preferred) from concept to launch.

  • Excellent communication skills both verbal and written.
  • Good problem solving skills.
  • Comfortable presenting to large groups at all levels within the organization.
  • Ability to travel up to 10%.

Posted: 2020-05-12 Expires: 2020-06-10
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